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Legal Impact

Some statistics for Legal Services Vermont in 2022:

  • answered 9,211 requests for legal help
  • gave legal advice and information to 4,816 Vermonters over the phone
  • saw 565,282 page views on our legal help website,
  • helped 424 victims of crime
  • represented 318 households facing eviction
  • advocated for 130 Vermonters who lost Social Security benefits
  • helped 205 Vermonters navigate bankruptcy and debt collection
  • fought for 48 Vermonters to get emergency housing
  • sent 1,250 cases to Vermont Legal Aid

Our lawyers and paralegals often have a lasting, life-changing impact on their clients.

On any given day, LSV’s lawyers and paralegals might help someone get heat back on in their apartment or find emergency housing, help a senior reclaim their lost Social Security benefits, help a battered woman get protective orders from the court, or help a family navigate the eviction or bankruptcy process.

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Vermonters ask us most often about legal issues like these, in descending order:

  • Housing
  • Family
  • Benefits
  • Consumer
  • Individual Rights
  • Employment
  • Health
  • Other

Graphic of the LSV statistics already listed on this page

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